SU3600 : East Boldre airfield remains (1)

taken 2 years ago, near to East Boldre, Hampshire, Great Britain

East Boldre airfield remains (1)
East Boldre airfield remains (1)
A square pattern arrangement of 9 reinforced concrete blocks that can be seen on Google Earth aroused my curiosity. Having observed them close to, I'm still none the wiser, but as they are located in a former hutted area whose footprints are still visible from the air, perhaps they once supported a water tower or similar. The Royal Flying Corps flying training school established here in 1915 had a short life, closing after the war in 1919.

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SU3600 : East Boldre airfield remains (2)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 September, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 7 September, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Air transport  Construction, Development  Heath, Scrub  Defence, Military  Flat landscapes 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 3624 0055 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:48.2028N 1:29.2253W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 3623 0054
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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